Honor Flight Takes Off
The Inaugural Big Sky Honor Flight, made up of WWII veterans, recently returned from a whirlwind tour of Washington DC. The average age of the travelers was 93. They included one man who was on the USS Missouri December 7, 1941. During their trip the men visited all of the memorials.
One of the men on the trip had lost a son in Vietnam. He had an opportunity to visit the Wall and find his fallen sons’ name.
The group also had an opportunity to visit Arlington National Cemetery and witness the changing of the guard.
Tiffany Samel,who helped organize and publicize this trip said it was a very emotional experience for the 90 plus men who made the trip.
A second flight is being organized right now. The veterans pay nothing to make the trip. The whole thing is funded by private donations, sponsorships and fundraisers. If you’d like to get involved contact Big Sky Honor Flight.